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UPDATE: Police identify victim and suspect in Killeen murder

KILLEEN, TX (KXXV) - UPDATE: A 17-year-old has been charged with murder for the shooting death of a 35-year-old Killeen man on Saturday, April 26.

The Bell County District Attorney's Office reviewed the case from detectives on Sunday. De'Marcus Kar'del Bronner, of Killeen, was charged with the murder of Jorge Ramirez Jr.

Bronner's bail has been set at $1 million and he will be transferred to the Bell County Jail on Monday.

A man is shot and killed in Killeen and a suspect is taken into custody. 

Officers responded to a report of a man wearing all black and possibly armed with a shotgun in the 3400 block of Stan Schlueter Loop, just after 9:45 p.m. Saturday night. Officers found a man slumped over in a silver Honda Accord with no lights, stopped in the road in the 4600 block of Lonesome Dove Dr.

The man had a gunshot wound and the vehicle's back driver's side window was shattered. The officer performed CPR on the victim until paramedics arrived. The man was taken to Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center, where he later died.

The suspect in the shooting was discovered in the 3200 block of Gus Dr. after a search of the area. He is now in custody at the Killeen City Jail.

The Killeen Police Department are continuing the investigation and information will be released as it becomes available.
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